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30th Oct 2018

Leicester City match at Cardiff to go ahead after death of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Cardiff City vs Leicester City will go ahead on Saturday as originally planned after the death of Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Reuben Pinder

The match will go ahead

Leicester City’s Premier League match at Cardiff City on Saturday will go ahead after the death of club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha last Saturday.

The widely loved chairman was one of five people killed in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium after Leicester’s draw against West Ham last weekend.

Leicester’s EFL Cup tie against Southampton, which was scheduled to take place today, was postponed until further notice after the club confirmed the death of Srivaddhanaprabha.

But the Foxes’ Premier League match in Cardiff will be go ahead as planned.

A minute’s silence will be held before kick-off in memory of the Leicester owner and the players will also wear black armbands as a mark of respect.